Keck School Faculty

Brian Kim, MD
Brian Kim, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medicine
HCC 300A 1510 San Pablo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
Dr. Brian Kim is a transplant hepatologist specializing in the treatment of patients with hepatitis C, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dr. Kim’s clinical research interests include liver transplantation, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, acute liver failure and complications of portal hypertension. He has authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals on various topics in liver disease and liver transplantation.

He graduated with a bachelor of science in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology from Yale University. He received his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at Columbia University New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He then completed gastroenterology fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Maryland and transplant hepatology fellowship training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases: Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Award, 2013

American College of Gastroenterology: Presidential Poster Award, 2011

: Falcon Award for Patient Care, 2010

Columbia Residency Program: Hospitalist Resident of the Year, 2009

: Louis and Rachel Rudin Scholar, 2004-2006

Scholar: Ewha University Alumnae Association, 2003-2004

USA Funds Access to Education: Scholar, 2002-2006

: Phi Beta Kappa, 2002

Yale University : Summa Cum Laude, 2002

: William Grey Warden Scholar, 2001-2002

Theodore F. Myers and Margaret B Myers: Scholar, 1999-2000

: Robert C. Byrd Scholar, 1998-2002

: National Merit Scholar, 1998-1999

Yale Club of Chicago Foundation: Scholar, 1998-1999

Activation of Mast-Cell-Expressed Mas-Related G-Protein-Coupled Receptors Drives Non-histaminergic ItchImmunity. 2019 May 21; 50(5):1163-1171. e5. . View in PubMed

The B antigen protects against the development of red meat allergyJ Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2018 Sep - Oct; 6(5):1790-1791. e3. . View in PubMed

The B antigen protects against the development of red meat allergy J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2018 Feb 21. . View in PubMed

Comparison of outcome in patients with versus without ascites referred for either cardiac transplantation or ventricular assist device placement Am J Cardiol. 2015 Nov 15; 116(10):1596-600. . View in PubMed

Multichannel intraluminal impedance-pH testing is clinically useful in the management of patients with gastroesophageal reflux symptoms Dig Dis Sci. 2014 Aug; 59(8):1817-22. . View in PubMed

Incidental findings on pediatric MR images of the brain AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2002 Nov-Dec; 23(10):1674-7. . View in PubMed

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